Many companies invest in health management programs to improve employee health and productivity and to contain health care costs. Yet employers often find it a challenge to determine the value of these health and wellness programs, especially because traditional evaluation methods can take a long time.
As a recent Optum survey shows, employers are looking for quicker ways to understand if their programs are working effectively. It’s clear that we need new strategies to provide real-time understanding of the benefits of a health management program.
And these new approaches are emerging. Optum’s David Czerwinski and Jess Lewis recently wrote about one of these innovations in Corporate Wellness Magazine: “Innovative Strategy Can Yield Faster, Deeper Insights into Wellness Program Benefits.”